Release according to Section 26, para. 1 of the WpHG

[the German Securities Trading Act]

2010/01/28

WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Omaha, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that its share of the voting rights in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 19 January 2010 and amounted to 3.034% (5,988,300 voting rights) as per this date. Thereof 3.034% (5,988,300 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG and are held by OBH Inc., which is a controlled undertaking holding 3% or more of the voting rights in our company.

At the same time OBH Inc. informed us in accordance with Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that its share of the voting rights in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 19 January 2010 and amounted to 3.034% (5,988,300 voting rights) as per this date. Thereof 3.034% (5,988,300 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.

Munich, 28 January 2010

The Board of Management